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Medical waste doesn’t belong in the blue box

Large amounts of medical waste stopped the sorting line at Quinte Waste Solutions’ recycling plant in Trenton on Thursday. Quinte Waste Solutions spokesman Dan Orr says the source of the medical...

 
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‘Hydro cuts not enough’

Hastings Prince Edward MPP Todd Smith says taking the harmonized sales tax off Ontario hydro bills gives some relief but isn’t the answer to the escalating cost of electricity. The Liberal...

 
 
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Tornado confirmed in The County

Funnel clouds captured over West Lake area by Hillier Ward councillor Steve Graham. Environment Canada has confirmed a tornado hit West Lake in Prince Edward County Saturday night. Reporter Tim Durkin talked...

 
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County farmers shine a light on drought disaster

Local farmer Lloyd Crowe (L) shows Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal his soybean crop at Reynolds Bros Farms in Picton on September 7, 2016. Also pictured...

 
 
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West Nile found in Quinte

West Nile has been discovered in the Quinte region. Officials with the Hastings Prince Edward Health Unit confirm direct evidence of the virus discovered in a mosquito in or around Belleville. West...

 
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A call for cheaper energy costs

Hastings County Council has heard a detailed report on just what Eastern Ontario wants in Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan. Intern Maddison Ellis addressed Hastings County council on the report of the...

 
 
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County ensuring farmers have access to potable water

Quinte News has learned that Prince Edward County is in the process of ensuring local farmers have access to bulk potable water to give their livestock after municipal restrictions cut...

 
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Plowing Match celebrates 28 years

The annual Hastings County Plowing Match and Farm Show rang in 28 years Wednesday and for the first time ever the two-day event plowed its way north of Highway 7. The...

 
 
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County water restrictions cause hardships for farmers

A group of Prince Edward County farmers are frustrated with municipal restrictions preventing them from taking bulk water out of Roblin Lake in Ameliasburgh to give to their livestock. Water conservation...

 
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West Nile virus warning

The health unit that serves Northumberland County is urging local residents to fight off mosquito bites now that West Nile virus has been detected within the health unit’s region. The Haliburton,...

 
 

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